Charlie Parker (1920 – 1955) was an American jazz musician. Parker was known as "Yardbird" and a leading figure in the bebop style.
In 1953, Benny Russell listened to music by Charlie Parker. (DS9 novelization: Far Beyond the Stars)
Benjamin Sisko provided Kira Nerys with a selection of jazz music, including songs by Charlie Parker such as "Yardbird", as a gift prior to 2376. (DS9 - Mission Gamma novel: This Gray Spirit)